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Harue Nakahara

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April 12, 2015
Harue Nakahara, 99, of Hilo, a homemaker, died in Hilo. She was born in Paukaa, Hawaii. She is survived by daughter Glendean Kotomori and a grandchild. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Iris Chan

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April 15, 2015
Iris Chan, 59, of Sunnyvale, Calif., died. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by husband Daniel, daughters Clarissa and Alanna, brother Gregg Tarasawa, sister Marsha Hansen and mother Mildred. Private services in Hawaii. No flowers.

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Harue Nakashima

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March 26, 2015
Harue “Thelma” Nakashima, 96, of Mililani died in Waipahu. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by sons Myles and Aaron; daughters Elsie Nonaka and Danette Omiya; sisters Patricia Leong, Yuki Yagi, Janice Finan and Tamae Shiraishi; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Joseph Delostrico

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May 3, 2015
Joseph Delostrico, 77, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a retired Lihue Sugar Plantation truck driver, died at Garden Isle Healthcare. He was born in Hanamaulu, Kauai. He is survived by son Roy Matsuyama, sisters Shirley Parraga and Landi Henriques, and eight grandchildren. Private services.

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Ted Hitoshi Ogata

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March 31, 2015
Ted Hitoshi “Topsy” Ogata, 86, of Pearl City, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard machinist in Shop 31 and an Army veteran, died at Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in Paia, Maui. He is survived by wife Diana S.; daughter Renee N. Iijima; brothers Akira, Hideo and Masayoshi; and sisters Winifred F. Ogata and Harriet H. Yoshimori. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Michael McLaughlin Dowd

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May 7, 2015
Michael McLaugh­lin Dowd, 71, of Hono­lulu, an Air Force veteran, died at Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Miami. He is survived by partner Janice F. Allen, son Shannon M., daughter Tiffany J. and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Jon Ryoichi Ono

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April 30, 2015
Jon Ryoichi Ono, 68, of Hilo, a retired attorney, died at Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hono­lulu. He is survived by wife Yvonne M.H., son Kelvin, daughter Yvette, sister Ann Sumida and three grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary Chapel in Hilo. Celebration of life: 4:30 p.m. Cas­ual attire. No flowers.

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Janet Hiroko Fujii

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April 8, 2015
Janet Hiroko Fujii, 92, of Hono­lulu died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Lawrence; daughter Frances Chung; sisters Ayako Yama­moto, Margaret Mishima and Betty Ueno; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Brandon Kaleokalani Pinpherk

Posted On May 11th, 2015 -

April 22, 2015
Brandon Kaleokalani Pinpherk, 30, of Kohala, Hawaii, died in Waipahu. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by mother Briday, father Sub, daughter Logyn C.H., sister Asia-lee P. and brother Cameron K. Visitation: 8-10 a.m. May 17 at Mahukona Beach Park Pavilion. Services: 10 a.m. Followed by scattering and lunch. Call Briday at 896-9048 or 889-5846.

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Audrey Higa

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April 2, 2015
Audrey Higa, 73, of Aiea, a retired Navy Federal Credit Union manager, died in Aiea. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Harry, son Stephen, daughter Jennifer Higa-King, brothers Gary and Dennis Lee, sister Sandra Chun and three grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services:  10 a.m. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park.

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John Lake Tinsman III

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May 5, 2015
John Lake Tinsman III, also known as “Johnny Cab” and “Mettler,” 40, of Hilo, a chef, appliance technician and former member of the Hawaii Army National Guard, died at Hilo Pohai Malama Care Center. He was born in Denver. He is survived by daughter Maria, mother Marilyn Yamamoto, hanai brother Bill Stockmaster Jr. and sisters Julie Tinsman and Jenny and Jamie Yama­moto. No services.

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Paulina Domingo Infanta

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April 7, 2015
Paulina Domingo Infanta, 79, of Waianae died in Honolulu. She was born in Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines. She is survived by sons Eduardo, Nestor, Angelito and Antonio; daughters Rosita Peneku and Lourdes Pelayo; brother Emong Tamayo; sister Iday Tacadino; 17 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Rita Catholic Church, 89-318 Farrington Highway, Waianae. Mass: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Howard Katsuyuki Toda

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April 27, 2015
Howard Katsuyuki Toda, 90, of Honolulu, a retired First Insurance Co. systems analyst, died at the Plaza at Moanalua. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Anna I. and sisters Nancy Adachi, Jessie Cho and Betty Yamamoto. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Bryan Y. Ishikawa

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April 22, 2015
Bryan Y. Ishikawa, 50, of Wai­anae died in Waianae. He was born in Wahiawa. He is survived by daughters Natasha and Dan­ielle, parents Donald and Barbara, brother Wayne, sister Edith Kane­shiro and a grandchild. Private services.

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Ronald Mitsuki Tsuji

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March 26, 2015
Ronald Mitsuki “Ron” Tsuji, 71, of Honolulu, a retired City and County of Honolulu supervisor, died at Hale Pulama Mau. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Bryan S., brother Kenneth M. and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Solomon Timothy Kaopuiki

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Feb. 13, 2015
Solomon Timothy Kaopuiki, 94, of Lanai City, a retired Dole Plantation supervisor and an Army staff sergeant, died in Seattle. He was born in Keomoku, Lanai. Service and trail cleanup: 1 p.m. May 23 at Kanepuu Forest Preserve, Lanai. Call 264-3632 for more information. Casual attire. Donations suggested to Ka Lanakila o ka Ma­lama­lama o Hawai‘i Ho‘omana o Ioredane Hou, ‘Ike ‘Aina-Kane­pu‘u Restoration group or Lana‘i Culture & Heritage Center.

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Virgilio Ulep

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April 11, 2015
Virgilio “Vio” Ulep, 58, of Hono­lulu, a landscaper, died in Aiea. He was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. He is survived by sons Jeffrey and Gerald; daughter Vanessa; brothers Ernesto, Pedro, Celestino and Restituto; and sisters Magdalena Ulep-Bruno, Helen Layagan, Narita Fangon-Carlos, Ederlina Manzano-Amador and Marina Ulep. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Kalihi. Services: 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Kalihi. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Valley of the Temples. Condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Randolph M. Kimura

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March 24, 2015
Randolph M. “Randy” Kimura, 79, of Pearl City, an Air Force veteran and a retired auditor from the state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, died in Pearl City. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Janet, son Kyle and sister Mary Hironaka. Private services.

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Kay Keiko Watanabe

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April 23, 2015
Kay Keiko Watanabe, 70, of Pukalani, Maui, a retired Maui Fire Department payroll clerk, died at Maui Memorial Medical Center. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Allen, son Ryan, brothers Kenneth and Robert Oishi, sister Rena Matsu­naga and a grandchild. Services held. No flowers. No monetary offerings. Condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Richard Seishiro Komatsu

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Jan. 27, 2015
Richard Seishiro “Sluggo” Komatsu, 84, of Kanagawa, Japan, an Army veteran and retired U.S. government employee, died in Japan. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Hideko and brother George H. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Carlton Masaaki Yanagi

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March 22, 2015
Carlton Masaaki Yanagi, 67, of Honolulu, an Army and Air National Guard veteran, died. He was born in Hono­lulu. He is survived by brother Brian and sister Loreene Fujioka. Private services. Aloha attire. No flowers. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Jason Daniel Matsui

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May 2, 2015
Jason Daniel Matsui, 42, of Los Angeles, formerly of Mililani, died in Culver City, Calif. He was born in Hawaii. He is survived by son Owen, former wife Jennifer Loo­mis, parents Edwin Matsui and Madonna Sanpei, and sisters Kari DeBusca and Marcie Moura. Private services.

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Harue Yoshioka

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April 25, 2015
Harue Yoshioka, 94, of Hono­lulu, a retired Holiday Mart produce clerk, died at home. She was born in Olaa, Hawaii, She is survived by sons Stanley and Wilfred, daughter Lillian, brother Kiyoshi Kobayashi and sister Aiko Yabuno. Private services.

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Juliana Masako Ah Hee

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April 26, 2015
Juliana Masako Ah Hee, 85, of Aiea died in Honolulu. She was born in Japan. She is survived by sons Henry I. and Sidney F., three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services.

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Maria Teresa Maynard

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May 4, 2015
Maria Teresa Maynard, 85, of Kailua, a Philippine Air flight attendant as well as Miss Philippines 1954, died at home. She was born in the Philippines. She is survived by sons James R. Jr., John A. and Joseph M., daughter Tish M. Rothwell, sister Corina Weir and four grandchildren. Private services and scattering of ashes. Condolences: woolseymortuary.com.

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Ileana Amato

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April 6, 2015
Ileana Amato, 87, of Kihei, Maui, died at home. She was born in Nicaragua. She is survived by sons Leo Castro and Clemente Amato, sister Agnes Barquero, two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Mass: 6 p.m. Tuesday at St. Theresa Church in Kihei. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Roseline Morales

Posted On May 11th, 2015 -

April 10, 2015
Roseline Morales, 87, of Wai­anae died in Waianae. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Gregory D. and Phillip J.; daughters Rosaline G. Carrero, Stephanie Kawelo, Bonny Anne Wallace, Marcellena M. Peltier and Virginia Morales; brother James P. Harrington; sisters Virginia Flick­inger and Agnes Hubbell; 25 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Rita’s Catholic Church, 89-318 Farrington Highway, Waianae. Services: 9:30 a.m. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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John Benjamin Kahaka III

Posted On May 10th, 2015 -

May 4, 2015
John Benjamin “Benjy” Kahaka III, 64, of Hilo died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sister Barbara Lake. Visitation: 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Wailuku. Mass: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park, main receiving area. Additional service: 10 a.m. May 20 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hilo. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Saturnino Anthony Magalianes Sr.

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April 27, 2015
Saturnino Anthony “Pops” Magalianes Sr., 78, of Haiku, Maui, a retired mixer driver for Hawaiian Cement, formerly for Pacific Concrete, died in Las Vegas. He was born in Waipahu. He is survived by wife Janet R. R. “Jaye”; sons Glenn M., Damien A. “Boom,” Edward I. “Ping Pong,” and Saturnino A. “Jr boy” Jr.; daughters Glenda “Tita” Perrault, Darrielle “U‘i” Jardine and Doreen T. “Girlie” Silva; sister Neves M. Galbiso; 23 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Friday at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului. Service: 7:30 p.m. Cremation to follow. Scattering at noon Saturday at Ho‘okipa Beach Park. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Sheila Manangan

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April 30, 2015
Sheila Manangan, 39, of Lahaina died at home. She was born in Guam. She is survived by husband Ferdinand P.; son Federick S.; daughters Sheina F.A., Shanda N. and Shaila S.; and sisters Jessica M. Peterson, Ophelia Belkosky, Heribeth Busto and Michelle M. Malacas. Visitation: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Maria Lana-kila Church, Lahaina. Mass: 7 p.m. Additional visitation: 9 a.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului. Prayer service: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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